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proof positive

noun

evidence considered to be final absolute proof of the existence of something; conclusive proof

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  • And if one can not be reformed by them, it is proof positive that he ought not to be at large.

  • In this way only, he urged, could proof positive be obtained.

    In Kings' Byways Stanley J. Weyman
  • Here then at last was proof positive, or as positive as needs be.

    From a Cornish Window Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • This is proof positive that you never forget your first room in the Hall.

    Stanford Stories Charles K. Field
  • I should then have proof positive of her return to the Werve.

    Major Frank A. L. G. Bosboom-Toussaint

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